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    April 23, 2013
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himself -- man has barricaded himself inside an apartment. it is one of the top schools in the country but we will tell you why it is in danger of closing its doors. ktvu channel 2 morning news starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. good morning, thank you for joining us tuesday april 23rd, i am pam cook. >> let's check with steve and the weather, are you taking care of pam's allergies? >> well, it is almost a 23 degrees difference in san francisco alone and fog is going up the coast and it is going to be one of those days when it goes from very cool to very warm, here is sal. bay point looks good but it
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is already busy in antioch. if you are driving on highway one, this looks good. we are following developing news in east oakland. right now they think a shooting suspect is heighting and had the me ask you what is happening. >> reporter: we are told to stand here because we would be in the line of fire and this has been going on for some time about 6 hours according to others and this man was asked to come out with his hands up but he simply has not cooperated. this started on the intersection of cherry and police say a man was shot in the back. they transported him to the hospital and as he was taken
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away he identified his shooter. they came to where they believe the suspect lives. >> we are actually to the point of trying to conduct a search of that unit, that particular >> reporter: okay the unit where he is? >> yes. >> reporter: so you will find him at some point. we hope he is there. >> reporter: officers believe he is there and barricaded himself in since last night. they are trying to get him out but he simply has not responded. this happens a lot of times and one man said his daughters he are afraid to go outside. one more, we will tell you more about the suspect and we will learn why many are surprised that he is in this situation
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right now. bart is back on schedule but there were major delays after a woman jumped in front of a bart train. officials say she was lying down on the tracks and the train went right over her and did not hurt her. that woman is being evaluated at the hospital. we continue coverage of the boston marathon bombings. they released new photos and they were taken just moments before the deadly explosions eight days going ago. you can see the two brothers watching the are what on this runners crossing the finish line. at most times they appear calm and relaxed. the surviving suspect remains unarmed guard in the hospital
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and dzhokhar tsarnaev is still unable to speak due to that serious next wound but he is cooperating by nodding and writing. the 19-year-old is now claiming his brother was the driving force behind last week's bombings and no terrorist groups were involved and meantime, many victims are dealing with several strong emotions. >> i am angry and i am defiant and i want to come out stronger. >> yes, a judge was brought out to his hospital bed to formally charge the suspect. he faces charges and the next step in this complicated process is likely to be an indictment which could lead to the long list of charges. he could be on high alert and a
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transit center, sporting events and other potential targets. as we have reported, there could be more security and one of the best tools is the eyes and ears of the public. officers are urging everyone to watch out for anything unusual and immediately report any suspicious activity. they are carrying small knives on the planes and they now want more time to debate the issue after getting so much feedback from the public. flight crews criticized the policy train to allow knives with blades 2 and a third inches starting this week. passengers say it is all very confusing. >> i don't know maybe it has something to do with keeping them freaked out. >> it is a one inch blade, you
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can hurt somebody with it. >> every day they confiscate small knives but they are not saying whether they will allow small knives on board. they are accused of putting out a hit list of potential witnesses in a client's legal documents that guards were not allowed to search. now that client was convicted of murdering an oakland journalist and none of the other witnesses were harmed. new this morning, u.s. news just released a list of america's best high schools and several bay area schools are on that list. alex savage, this is the american high school with details on that particular school's high ranking and it has come at a time when that
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school is in danger of closing. >> they are in danger of closing their doors and the oakland school board voted to shut down the charter schools and this includes the school in oakland and it was ranked number 2 in the state. the threat of closure comes as a result by the former school directer. they recently called the charter high school the most challenging school in the country. 80% have a 100% college acceptance rate. if you look at the top schools, this program is also near the top, number one in the state, passive is i can collegiate and number 3 olive oil high school in san francisco, followed by mission and vista
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high school. they are planning to appeal the school with the state board of education, they are take they will close the school down at the end of the school year. president barack obama wanted to honor a school finalist at a school in oakland. later she will be joining other teachers from around the country at the white house. fellow teachers love the way she transforms her classroom into a community grounded with mutual respect and high expectations. >> working on a project, that is wonderful for people to
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meet, 5:08 what are you covering traffic wise? >> nothing. >> well that is good >> so far anyway. this is a look at some of the pictures and again we are not expecting it to stay this way but if you want to get to work right now is the time to go and then it start getting busy on this are could door. you will have to run out right now but right now it is light getting into san francisco. this commute usually gets started later so sit back have a couple of coffee and listen to steve's forecast. >> it is 55 in san francisco and 54 in oakland. >> that is a big difference.
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>> yes, there is as much of a 20 degrees difference in san francisco alone, ocean beach is 46 and twin peeks is 65. we just heard from chloe, howling wind and 65 miles per hour howling winds up there and it is a whipping north wind. walnut creek 54 and there is the 51 in oakland and san francisco. san show, and it is definitely up there the wind in napa and santa rosa although it seems to be coming down. fog is moving up the coast it is taking a turn not on the
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sonoma coast but south of that. 40s, 50s and 60s, high pressure holds for one more day and we'll see a big push in surge on that fog so much cooler on the coast but not as warm as yesterday. 50s to 60s around the bay, 80s inland unless it reversus itself, it is just a site warmup on the weekend. boeing taking steps now to get those dreamliner jets up in the air but today faa is asking why that problem was not noticed before. secretary of homeland security janet napolitano is answering questions.
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how. >> welcome back. police say the two suspects were planning to derail a train
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traveling from toronto to new york. investigators believe they were receiving help from al qaeda to iran and the news did not come as a surprise because they say al qaeda has had a presence since 2001. a mississippi man accused of sending ricen to president barack obama and a judge. some say he should be released because there is no physical evidence linking him to the crime. investigators announced that they did finds -- excuse me, they did not find rice end or the ingredients during a search of his home. his computers also failed to turn up any evidence and fbi is looking for an external hard drive. they are looking for homeland security about
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immigration reform. and as kyla campbell reports, this follows yesterday's heated hearing, kyla campbell? >> reporter: dave, homeland security -- secretary of homeland security janet napolitano will testify in front of dianne finestein and the rest of the judiciary committee. they are skeptical of the bill proposed last week and they will question secretary of homeland security janet napolitano on border security. the borders must be secure before they allow any of the 11 million undocumented immigrants in to become citizens. it was postponed because of the boston marathon investigation. senators accused each other of using that tragedy as a reason to avoid the immigration debate. >> excuse for not doing a bill or delaying it many months or a year -- >> i never said that, i never
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said that... >> they said it would deter terrorists and strengthen our borders. what dianne finestein has to say about strengthening our borders and our economy when i see you next, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. they are talking about the battery system used in boeing dreamliner jets. the national safety board wants to know how it went unnoticed but the problem grounded those jets three months ago. they approved a redesign system and they are reinstalling those which had been in operation around the world. we are also hearing the first reports of flight delays because of those furloughs and it is part of the budget sequester cuts. and up to 3 -- there are up to
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3 hour delays in los angeles, but he many must take one unpaid day. we found out san francisco has 38 traffic controllers and 38 will be furloughed daily. there are 18 traffic controller at san jose's airport and two or three of them will be furloughed as many as every day. >> sal? right now we are looking at a pretty good commute and we will be starting with interstate 880 and oakland and you can see it is definitely getting more crowded and this is the time when more people are getting on the road and if you are driving to downtown oakland it should be a nice
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drive. san francisco northbound 101 looks good, if you are trying to get a nice flight, it looks good and so is 280 and 101 is off to a nice start. there are no major problems let's go to steve. >> 40 south wind, long skyline, mid-60s, it is all over the place augusta, mt. diablo, the fog continues to move its way up the coast and the pollen count continues and it has just been awful. oak pine, very impressive, but grasses are the ones that are going nuts. a little low will sneak in starting tomorrow and that will lift the fog, the fog is there but it is very shallow.
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places like daily city, areas not far away are 10 to 20 degrees warmer. i have seen 20 degrees differences in the city alone. yesterday record highs, 80s and 90s for many today and it will go from the 50s to the 80s and it is all depending on the win. napa 60s, 66 san francisco, put this down in the old weather diary, half-moon bay 56 degrees and 67, huge difference in temperatures. north wind or south wind and also for concord. fog will continue to pay for the cooler one for the coast. if that north wind falls apart all bets are off. it is not that deep, but a much
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cooler coast, still not as warm but it keeps things tricky. again there could be as much as a 20-degree drop. los gatos company added 2 million subscribers in the first quarter. kevin spacecy is in there and right now futures indicate a very good opening for the dow jones industrial average, nasdaq and s&p 500. >> time now 5:21 an early start to the california's firefighter season and we will have more on why they are getting ready weeks ahead of schedule. traveling to mars find out how you can get your one-way
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ticket to the red planet.
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enough about the book, i want to hear about your date. well, he showed up in a van. [ women ] oh-awww. [ voices in background ]
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parents in an effort dive bombing to protect their babies. we will broadcast it on the city's falcon camera. citizens all over california are getting ready for fire season and it's causing many to hire and train many new members. they trained many on coordinating hand signals from down on the ground and san jose fire department is saying it is very important to be fully staffed. >> it's very dry out there, this is one of the dryest seasons on record. >> now in just one week, the cal fire unit will hire from 6 bay area stations and they hope to be fully staffed by the end of june. one nonprofit organization is inviting anybody who wants to live on mars to apply.
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they want to establish living there in 2023 but there is a catch, there is nothing that will allow a return trip to earth. anyone can apply and you can come with new missions following every two years. 5:25 is the time, let's check in. >> i like it here, pam. >> me,too. you are doing well around the traffic base so far as we look at some of these commutes, 280 northbound is looking good so far and we have not had any problems on any of the roads here. the sunole grade, that traffic looks good past mission boulevard, it is 626 -- 5:26 let's go to steve. we have a 20 degrees
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spread, 56 in downtown san francisco, when was the last time we saw that, i couldn't tell you, howling winds for some, foggy and cold for others, there is a 20-degree spread in other areas as well. it will be cold, 50s, 60s to 70s to upper 80s. the suspect remains under guard and we will find out what is next for the accused terrorist, we will go live to boston. the independent police auditor released its report on police misconduct cases and you may be surprised at what they found.
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. good morning, thank you for joining us, i am dave clark. >> and i am pam cook. >> you can traveling around the world and have different temperatures. >> a lot of fog is on most of the coast so really cool for some, really breezy warm for others, 80s all over the map, 60s closer to coast and bay. steve, golden gate bridge looks good, no major problems as you are heading through and
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also we are looking at interstate 880 and we are off to a good start, let's go back to the desk. we are continuing our coverage of the boston marathon case, the surviving suspect is still unarmed guard and the 19- year-old is facing charges that could lead to the death penalty. we have more from boston and we will hear what is happening in this investigation, torii? >> reporter: dave, the suspect is here in the hospital where investigators continue to question him and meanwhile elsewhere in boston, they are remembering the victim. a grieving college community to remember lu lingzi, the boston university graduate student died last week in the boston marathon bombings. members of her family arrived from china for a memorial service. >> when i think about lu lingzi, the first thing that comes to my mind is her smile. >> reporter: monday marked a
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and i emotion -- an emotional and pivotal day. one victim crystal campbell was laid to rest. a moment of silence to remember all that was lost and all that is left to recover. the mayor accepted the american flag which is flown at half staff over the finish line with a symbolic transition as they handed the keys back over to the city. >> i am glad this was done and it was done by the people on the ground. >> reporter: from his hospital bed a few miles away, the 19- year-old accused of unleashing the terror along with his dead brother faced the judge. he is conspired to use a weapon of mass destruction resulting in death animal luscious destruction of property resulting in death and he could face the death penalty.
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dozens of his alleged victims remain hospitalized. >> i am angry but i want to come out stronger. >> and dave, a u.s. government source is saying dzhokhar tsarnaev is now communicating and he said his older brother was the mastermind behind all of this and in some fashion in terms of communication he said they were not part of an international terrorist group. >> thank you torii. the 11-year-old boy who was badly hurt in the boston bombings had some very special visitors. oakland a's, redick, brandon moss and ty waller visited aaron and his family. the 6th grader suffer ised a
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very seer -- suffered a very serious leg injury. yesterday a student found a suspicious package at san francisco state inside a note saying a bomb would be set off. police evacuated the building but the search proved the threat to be a hoax. it made me think about -- >> it made me think about the bombing in boston. >> it too had received an unspecified threat. they reported there was a phone call hoax which claimed there was a bomb on campus and officers say they take ever report seer yoursly. we continue to follow news out of oakland. s.w.a.t. teams are waiting outside and they are at the housing complex
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on 65th avenue and east lawn street. police have been out there for several hours and they are now using a robot to see if the suspect is still inside. now the standoff is related to a shooting which happened at cherry street at about 10:30. as the victim was rushed to the hospital he told others who shot him. ktvu channel 2 morning news, tara moriarty is out there at the scene and she will have a short update coming up. even though crime has increased, public complaints have not. janine de la vega is live in san jose with more on the police audit and what it says. >> reporter: dave, in the past year, the police department has dealt with low moral and despite that there were less complaints this year. now the independent police
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auditor reviewed police misconduct investigations done by the internal affairs unit. they found 11 officers were disciplined in 2012 and that's a huge drop where 40 officers were disciplined. it involved biased policing, allegations on arrests and conduct unbecoming of an officer. they had concerns on the other 16%. >> i had experienced something in the past where i lost trust in the police and to hear they have an auditor an internal affairs following up on reports and to find there is a steady decline... >> one of the auditors top recommendations where they
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identify the ethnicities of everyone who is desaned and -- dehe attained and those -- detained and those who are waiting curbside. we will tell you what other recommendations were made to the police department, janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 morning news. well, the chp is planning on expanding the number of night in oakland. they are agreeing to increase patrols four days a week and that will account for sheriff's deputies not being out there. they failed to reap a deal -- reach a deal on who would pay the cost when an officers is injured on the job. ktvu channel 2 morning news alex savage is in oakland to explain which bay area schools made the list and why one of them is actually in danger of closing, alex?
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>> reporter: well there is a school here in oakland facing a dangerous situation, the school is in danger of closing and the cool board is offering to close and it's a high school and middle school. >> they are a -- they are accused of financial deals and recently the washington post called the charter high school the most challenging in the country. they have a 100% college acceptance rate and when you check the top high schools, this program is near the top as well and in fact a number of bay area schools were also ranked in the top 20 in
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california. >> reporter: as we come back out here live as we look at the high student achievement, they are working so hard to keep the doors open and this is to the townty and if those don't go through this is slated to be shut down. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 morning news. time now 5:39 let's get everybody where they need to go. everybody be may having? >> yes, i think -- behaving. >> yes, i think they are, we are off to a decent start and now there are more people after being empty and people are trying to get into san francisco and there is a little bit of a delay, i am talking maybe 30 seconds if you are still paying cash. this is a look at northbound 101 as you approach the 880
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split and that traffic still looks good. 101 and 280 are off to a good start if you are driving on the peninsular. warm for others windy for some, chloe in lake county said it was windy and then it stopped. fog is moving up the coast, some areas are stuck in the 40s, we had some record highs today not today though, if it is south, it is cooler, their temperatures were a huge difference and one thing turn yet oakland is 61, 65 in concord, livermore 67, hayward
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63. half-moon bay 49. north wind, i know livermore has a north wind. half-moon bay has fog. daily city daily city, passive can, we are sitting with record high temperatures and it is snowing in denver and it is 19 tee grease and that's just a mazing. i will focus in, why if they had snow and this is the snowiest month they have had in april. the rest of the country is still dealing with lot of rain and snow, and temperatures are all over the place and if you get that north wind it will be warm and if you get the west wind it will be cold and foggy.
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a challenging forecast in san francisco and i can easily bump it up to 72 and 73 and temperatures are sitting in the 60s. cooler for everybody friday levels off and it does look warmer as we go into the weekend. the golden state nuggets play game two of the series and warriors have an uphill battle they will be without david lee, their all-star, he suffered a serious injury in game one. they are leaving them worried and they are still confident their team can get it. and they are looking into a new home in san francisco, one will be on stock and lump bart street and the other one will be on joe's and tip off is at
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7:30. they will have more on the 151 winning streak and they stood tall in new orleans and he stars as bob latticer who stepped down earlier this year, actor michael derm and it is due out next fall. a battle is shaping up over a long line sales tax and why a big bay area company is talking about the smaller businesses out there. plus they decided to sell the historic downtown office in berkel
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. good morning, we have some fog on the coast and we still have a north wind, anywhere from 50s, 60s and 70s and 80s inland. here is a look at some of the top stories we are following for you, a s.w.a.t. standoff right now in east oakland. police have been outside the lockwood housing garden complex for several hours. they believe a man suspected of shooting somebody last night on cherry street lives there and may be hiding inside. bart is back on schedule this morning after having major delays last night. a woman jumped in front of a train and officials say the train went right over the woman, she was laying on the tracks, believe it or not she
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was not hurt. they are allowing it and they need time to go through and review them all. at least for now, travelers cannot take small knives on to planes. ebay says charging sales tax could hurt many small businesses so they are encouraging federal lawmakers that they are opposing it and they are willing to debate the idea if the senate approves it, it would go to the house. postal service is sending them off am they are on the national registry. the mayor was upset about the decision and the move comes as the postal service tries to
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generate revenue and cut costs. mosquito fogging is underway and i will show you two others being treated right now. those areas are taylor road and bethel island. the contra costa mosquito and district, they are trying to control mosquitoes and they will be fogged. how is traffic, sal? it is doing well, so far we started off really well this tuesday and it doesn't change but more people are getting on the road, we are looking at these pictures, traffic is moving along nicely and no major problems by the way as you drive up to downtown oakland. it is a nice drive and hey you get there on the peninsular, it
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is tell looking got a. let's go to steve. >> i don't expect this to change much and some of this increasing fog, there is fog on the coast and it is really cold and foggy or there is a big difference in temperatures, it is just depending on the wind directions and that will help increase the fog and that will cool he have one down. today's transition is by the coast and there are some signs, there are puts up to 65 miles per hour and if you get that south wind or west wind, it could drop a good 15 to 20 degrees and we have
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temperatures near seasonal averages. sprint nextel is taking steps resulting in a company being sold. they are reviewing a buyout offer from dish networks. read a treat that teal needed to approved. >> they are seeing the worst in the economy and that's since the start of the recession. they expanded the number of the jobs by 10-point 5% and it is four times as fast as the overall local job market. all right, pam, the high water is still sweeping parts of the midwest and we have a very dangerous situation just trying to get kids to school. flying outside the little
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league game, the actions planned for tonight for keeping kids safe. enough about the book, i want to hear about your date. well, he showed up in a van. [ women ] oh-awww. [ voices in background ] [ female announcer ] swapportunity. the opportunity to swap a higher calorie snack for a delicious 90 calorie yoplait light. ♪ sorry... about your date, the details of your date. [ female announcer ] just one swap a day helps keep the calories away.
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yoplait. it is so good.
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. the national weather
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service is honoring marin county for its tsunami preparation. a letter of thanks and some signs that read tsunami ready and the county is being recognized for its evacuation and training program. more rain is now expected in the midwest for a place already known for floods. they had 10 inches of flood in 10 days plowing through water in prospect heights and barricades were not up and he thought it was safe to drive through there. luckily no kids were on that bus and the driver has been suspended until further notice. they could rise from another foot on the way. seen yacht particular patients have been -- psychiatric
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patients were dumped there and they paid for others to be bussed to other states. some arrived in san francisco with nowhere to go and if these allegations are true, the city may sue. they say a documentation error caused that problem. here is an army sergeant accused of killing 16 afghan soldiers. he faces murder and the attack in afghanistan. bails left the base last month and killed mostly children and women during predawn raids. so far he has not entered a plea and the army is seeking a death penalty. the little league team should go before them and a heated argument in the stands
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between two men spilled into the parking lot and one man sprayed the other man's car with bullets and fortunately nobody waister had. >> i am glad -- nobody was hurt. >> this is all we got right here, we need to hold on to this. >> this is the same baseball field where yankee all-star cc sabathia played as a kid. in just a couple of hours from now you will get to see a solar powered plain before it fries next -- flies next month am it will take off and fly over the fab gabe for a test flight. this all for across country trip which starts may 1st. they are looking at the first solar powered plane and they say it can fly all day and all
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night without any fuel. >> that is amazing. >> well, a lot of people are getting ready to head out the door, sal. i think it will change soon, we are approaching the 6:00 hour and we see some traffic on 280 northbound and looking good, i have seen more cars as you drive through getting up to highway 17. sunole grade is definitely more crowded and north and southbound let's get back to you. and an attorney is looking to be disbarred for the hit list for her client. they soon could have a curfew. good morning some fog, very tricky on the forecasted highs, i will show you those coming
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right up.
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. live in oakland where police are trying to get a barricaded suspect out